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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Instant access to the world's most famous and authoritative source of information.

Since 1768 Encyclopaedia Britannica has been the world's most famous and authoritative source of information, and is one of the most trusted sources of information on almost every topic imaginable - from the origins of the universe to current events and everything in between.

It includes over 120,000 articles, a world atlas, thousands of images, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals, news headlines, a guide to the Web's best sites and much more.

Enjoy unlimited access to the full, updated content of the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica, thousands of video and audio clips, hundreds of magazine and journal articles and more - all in an advertising-free environment.

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